[OT] "Pre-announcement" of Python-based "computing appliance"project.
ajsiegel at optonline.com
Sun Sep 26 19:27:37 CEST 2004
On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 19:23:08 -0400, "Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at udel.edu>
>"Ville Vainio" <ville at spammers.com> wrote in message
>> But aren't they probabilities just because we haven't understood them?
>That is the question. To me, the underlying question is whether the
>existence of this universe (in particular, the big bang) was
>'deterministic' or 'arbitrary' in some megauniverse.
>> A thing like "probability" just can't exist in the ultimate Reality.
>That is your religious belief -- and perhaps Enstein's. But I am not sure
>that God has any choice but to play dice.
One does not need to be a QM fundamentist to speculate that God does
something other than catch and throw away the corner cases that
necessarily challenge a deterministic Universe.
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